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not another? mazda never the company to shy away from new and bold technology has done it again. it is the first mazda vehicle designed from the start to incorporate the corporation's very first sky active technology. so what's new, a new engine, a new transition and a new all wheel transition. mazda wants the vehicle to last for years through any bumps and dents. the inside cabin of the cx-5 comes loaded with gate features and options, a push button start. it seats five people easily. >> i'm almost 5'11", almost 6 feet, but i still have space back here. >> the inside of the vehicle proved a little bit more pleasing than the test ride. >> what i am finding is just in light traffic, going 50 miles an hour i am having to give it gas at times to keep up. so it's not quite the pepiness i'm used to. i drive a sports car most of the time. it does come with sway bars in the front and back, so it's a nice, tight ride. now let's talk over to ford and take the escape for a run. it comes with features rare in its class, including active grill shutters and hid headlights. >> people are real
for the fiscal year through march. the decline is a prime factor for improving their earnings outlook. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit. that's up 80% in yen terms from its previous estimates. the weaker yen improved export margins. mazda's president is hoping for further depreciation of the yen. he says 100 yen to the dollar would be a desirable level for exporting firms to achieve a stable performance. meanwhile, fudgi heavy industries, making of the subaru cars, expects a higher operating profit of $1.14 billion. that's up 30% from earlier projections. toyota and daitsu revised upward their profit forecasts. >>> japanese businesses are searching for more investment opportunities overseas and they are eager to hire more foreign students a unique career fair was held in tokyo. >> reporter: 60 international students from over ten countries attended the job fair on wednesday, but these students were not there to get interviewed. they came to sell themselves to recruiters in japanese. the students were chosen by a job center to do a six-minute presentation.
. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit up 80% when you calculate it in yen from its previous estimate. mazda's president is hoping for fourth depreciation of the yen. subaru is also looking for a higher operating profit of more than $1.1 billion. that's a gain of 30% from its earlier projection. two other automakers, toyota and diahatsu increased their outlook. >> officials at a utility said they reached a broad agreement buying up 800,000 tons of shell gas every year. the 20 year contract would begin in 2017. tepco executives say they are in the final changes of negotiations with other businesses and asked to buy 1.2 million tons of shale gas. using shale gas instead of conventional natural gas helps to cut overall fuel costs by $530 million a year. the rising costs of fuel for thermal powered generation have been weighing on the company's finances ever since the fukushima nuclear accident. a weaker yen is pushing up the price of imported fuel. tepco's fuel costs are likely to reach $30 billion this year. >>> japanese businesses are searching for
representation of how they hold their values over the long-term. the mazda cx 5 which represents mazda. and what helps to set aside the mazda cx 5 is it gets excellent fuel economy. very very strong. 155 horsepower. definitely a fun drive. not to mention the fact it's got very slaek lines. looks great and offers a lot for someone looking for more room. i've outlined three of our winners. you can get our five year cost to own for every new vehicle we have available on our web site. >> that is great information. and those are all good looking cars too. sometimes you think cars are not going to be that great looking if i'm trying to spend as little as you can but those look great. all right. thank you very much for the information once again. give us your web site address. >> absolutely. thank you, tony. more information kbb.com. >> and we will link that to our web site. good to talk to you this morning. >> you too. thank you. >> i'm looking for a new car. >> are you? >> a new old car but still. >> look at those. >> i like it. >>> okay. chicken, waffles and syrup. it's a combination that is popu
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their hopes on diesel. jeep is launching a diesel grand cherokee. mazda will have a diesel mazda 6. already, v.w. has had success with diesel versions of its passenger cars here in the u.s. one big reason g.m. expects the cruze to gain traction among u.s. csume, climbingas prices. >> people spend a little bit more for the hybrid car, the electrified car, because they know it's going to pay them back over time and we've seen with those companies that have clean diesel today that same set of circumstance. >> reporter: analysts say once a gallon of gas hits $4.50, diesel cars become more cost-effective in terms of payback than any other technology. diesel currently averages, just over $4 a gallon nationwide. for long distance highway drivers, where hybrids or electric cars don't make sense, g.m. says the cruze will get about 50 miles a gallon. but the clock is ticking. if mainstream cars like the cruze, cherokee and six don't sell americans on diesels. it probably can't be done. while 40% of g.m.'s cruze sales in europe are diesel-powered, we'll have to wait until spring to see what kind of inter
cars kelly says the mazdas will be economical to own, hyundai received best rating among compact cars. i posted a list to the full link at abc 7 news.com. check it out. there is another sign today that the housing market is making a huge come back. prices up 8.3 in december. that is the biggest increase since 2006 when the housing market was about but not ready, about to collapse. prices in san francisco and san mateo rose more up by 15.2%. and analysts gave credit to low interest rates and a tighter supply of homes. growth more impressive because real estate sales are usually sluggish in december. ab analysts predicting prices will rise another 6% this year. >> yes. >> thank you. >> if one of your new year's resolution twooz take a break from facebook you're not alone. a new study found mer than 06% of adult facebook users have taken a vacation from the site nearly 30% saying they plan to spend lessd#s;l time on knit 20. reason givesen 21% say too busy. 10% cite lack of tr. 9% say say turned off by gossip or drama. still, study found two thirds after dults online are facebook users.
, suzuki, mazda and fuji heavy industries have revised profits up. toyota will be up $1.5 billion and fuji heavy industries to is to $250 million. makers are benefiting more from the japanese currency's weakness. sales of nissan and honda level ed off, but the earlier profit projections have been kept due to better export margins. mitsubishi motors have lowered its profit forecast, but the revision isn't as large as the carmaker originally expected. >>> struggling semiconductor maker renesas is expecting to slide into the red. renesas says it's likely to report an operating loss of $280 million. previously it forecast $2225. million. the chipmaker also revised down its sales for the year to $8.3 billion. company executives explain that demand for semiconductors for use in cars and computers is falling and hurting its performance this is the second straight year for them to post an operating loss. the company is expected to receive $1.6 billion in a government backed turn around fund in the near future. >>> japan recorded a current account deficit for the second straight month. the first ti
, suzuki, mazda and fuji heavy industries have all revised upward their operating profit estimates for fiscal 2012 that ends in march. the yen's fall is expected to push up toyota's profit is expected up by $1.5 billion and fuji heavy industries' profit to over $250 billion. makers with a heavy reliance on exports benefiting more from the japanese currency's weakness. sales of nissan and honda levels off but the companies have kept their earlier profit projections due to better export margins. mitsubishi motors lowered the profit forecast but the revision isn't as large as the carmaker originally expected. >>> struggling japanese semiconductor renesas is not as lucky and expected to slide in to the red. renesas says it's likely to report an operating loss of $280 million in this fiscal year. the chipmaker revised down its sales for the year by about 6% to $8.3 billion. company executives explained that demand for semiconductors used in cars and personal computers is falling in china and europe and hurting its performance. this would be a second straight year for renesas to post an
the list of top-rated vehicles, lexus is tops with overall score of 79 for excellence. subaru and mazda did well with 76. toyota is at 74. the scores are out of 100. consumer reports credits the high ratings to good handling, fuel efficiency and relatively affordable prices. michael finney will have a comprehensive look ahead on abc7 news at 4:00. >> a study may have you going to bed earlier tonight. researchers at a british university have found your genes are actually altered when you do not get enough sleep. they tested those that got a week of 10 hours of sleep and those that got less than 6. body chemistry changed affecting immune system and heart health. researches say this could lead to a drug to counter the negative effects of sleep deprivation. >> and a san rafael substitute teacher inherited gold from a reclusive relative. the 69-year-old died last summer and crews discovered thousands of gold coins worth nearly $7.5 million. a search determined that a woman from san rafael was his only heir and today 135 pounds of gold are auctioned off to cover state tacks and fees and the rest
mazda. he says even when you have a lot of money, you have to know how to budget it. >> and to make sure they are setting themselves up right for their future. >> john gonzalez, abc7 news. >> some good news for the washington nationals clubhouse today. a new report from espn seems to clear pitcher gio gonzales of wrongdoing when it comes to using performance enhancing drugs. they say he did not receive ped's from miami clinic at the center of the scandal. a document obtained by the sports network said gonzales got weight loss substances, but they are not banned by major league baseball. >> someone in mount airy maryland, is the areas near -- new was millionaire. winning the power ball from last night's drawing sold on lakeview drive in mount airy. no word on who the winner is yet. this is the day millions have been waiting for. robin roberts made a return to "good morning america." coming up next on abc7 news at noon, the story of her incredible five-month journey and how she inspired some many along the way. >> the oscars are coming up fast. we hear from host seth of mcfarland and the c
into the business and took the keys to the mazda while pretending to wait. officers say they later came back to steal two more cars. a manager eventually caused the boys. that mazda was found parked across the street from the 10-year-old boy's house. >>> ra a legal battle cook in the tworks between costco and tiffany. they're being accused of selling counterfeit tiffany engagement rings. tiffany says costco has been fooling customers into believing they were getting pricy tiffany engagement rings at a big discount when in fact the rings aren't even connected. costco had no immediate comment. >>> can video games lead to violence? what researchers are saying about a controversial issue. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. what's the difference between aleve gel capsules and traditional pills in that's the question on "news4 at 4." ♪ [ instrumental ] [ girl ] when i started playing soccer, i wasn't so good. [ barks ] so me and sadie started practicing. we practiced a lot. now i've got some moves! [ crowd cheering ] spin kick! whoo-hoo! [ giggling ] [ announcer ] we know how important your dog is to your wh
reports out of asia. the latest company seeing accelerated provisits mazda. we have -- profits is mazda. we have the story from tokyo. hi. >>> hi, ross. the yen is hitting multi-year lows and more earnings reports are showing appreciation. mazda motor has more than doubled its full-year profit forecasts $277 million. that would mark the first yearly net profit in five years for japan's biggest carmaker by volume. the hiroshima-based firm said the fall in home currency and cost reduction offset sluggish vehicle sales. the end rate drives mazda's success as it exports 80% of the cars it builds in japan. the highest ratio among japanese carmakers. prior to announcing its results, mazda shares got the market pop along with toyota which also raised its profit outlook yesterday on the plunged yen. for my con another benchmark -- nikkon another benchmark. the camera company cut its full-year operating profit to $514 million from its november forecast of around $770 million. profits at the firm are being squeezed by falling prices of single lens reflex cameras. the sales of nikon's multimillion
for excellence. subaru and mazda did well with 76. toyota is at 74. the scores are out of 100. consumer reports credits the high ratings to good handling, fuel efficiency and relatively affordable prices. michael finney will have a comprehensive look ahead on abc7 news at 4:00. >> a study may have you going to bed earlier tonight. researchers at a british university have found your genes are actually altered when you do not get enough sleep. they tested those that got a week of 10 hours of sleep and those that got less than 6. body chemistry changed affecting immune system and heart health. researches say this could lead to a drug to counter the negative eff deprivation. >> and a san rafael substitute teacher inherited gold from a reclusive relative. the 69-year-old died last summer and crews discovered thousands of gold coins worth nearly $7.5 million. a search determined that a woman from san rafael was his only heir and today 135 pounds of gold are auctioned off to cover state tacks and fees and the rest goes to this person. >> pretty penny! >> $1,700 an ounce for gold. it gives you an idea.
auto brands sold in the u.s. are japanese. lexus, subaru and mazda. u.s. automakers were hurt by reliability and didn't crack the top ten. cadillac was the top american name plate. that number was at 14, though. in general, luxury brands did much better than the more basic lines for that same company. >>> and maybe this bud's not for you. beer drinkers are suing the company that makes budweiser for allegedly watering down its brews to boost profits. the class-action lawsuit claims there's less alcohol than stated on the labels for bud, michelob and other brands. anheuser-busch says that's completely false. the company controls 39% of the u.s. beer market. let's get to the bottom of that. seriously. don't ruin my weekend. >> upset about that. >>> next on this wednesday, shark attack. a deadly encounter this morning at a popular beach. and we'll have the latest. >>> also this morning, a big announcement from the one and only barbara walters. [ male announcer ] this is kevin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male
see a lot of the german manufacturers with diesel. now you have mazda coming out with diesels. the domestics are playing around with them. we have to increase the awareness level to consumers because this could be put into the green sector in term of mileage but right now, customers only really know about hybrids. >> let's talk about this. >> when volvo delivered this, they said i home you enjoy the color. you might like it for a week or two. i don't describe problem with it. it stands out. this is volvo's s60 which is their sports sedan. we all know volvo in terms of safety. volvo has always been about safety. they have something called the anti-whiplash protection in the driver and hang head rest. but what they wanted to do is give you a sedan that doesn't just look safe but is sporty as well. -- driver and passenger head rest. they wanted to make sure you didn't sacrifice style. >> thank you for coming out to brave the elements to talk about of smt cars coming out for 2013. >> how did i do that? i was there and now i'm here. modern technology. the washington auto show start
, mazda, nobody from detroit in the top half. what's up? >> i don't agree. i think there is a lot of politics involved. manufacturers want you to pick a side. is it black or white? make a stand. what is the recommendation? who is good? who is not? it is really difficult to do that. i write for aol autos as independent -- >> what am i missing? give me a for instance. >> missing for example i think the ford fusion is a phenomenal car. >> hold on. to be honest with them, they did test the ford fusion hybrid and they like it. they called it an up and coming car. actually i read this article. it is not my usual ball of wax but i read it and they did like the ford fusion. none of the other boys, buick, chrysler, ford, lincoln, chrysler, what's up with that. >> i think to compare jeep to a lexus is a little silly. they're totally different price points and purpose to the vehicle. so to say jeep is in the bottom category, within its own real category who is better than jeep? i am not sure that there is anybody. i think they paint it with too broad a brush. if you're in the business of mak
this year. lexus number one followed by sub are you, mazda, toyota, acura. essentially what you're looking at is japanese domination according to consumer reports. what stands out in the report today on the top models, honda. top mid-sized sedan was the honda accord. last year they had zero models in the top ten. this year they have three of them. they lead the pack. the bad news for big three, zero models in the top ten. that is the first time since 2007 that consumer reports has not listed a single model made by a detroit automaker amongst its top ten. the reason, according to consumer reports, slipping quality. >> when you look at the big three, they are really having a problem in terms of reliability. a lot of their new models, they are performing better. getting the reliability is going to take a couple of years for the big three to get their act together. >> how bad is it for the big three? look at the bottom five. the worst five brands, according to consumer reports, dodge being the worst followed by jeep, lincoln, ford, and chrysler. tyler and sue, the problem for the big three is
like mazda, au electronics and auoptronics. also, the aero india show gets under way. >> meanwhile, francois hollande is giving into the parliament in the eu. he's been talking about the eu should have a -- sort of an exchange rate policy. >> there are peculiar comments suggesting that the value doesn't correspond to the u.s. economy. they almost need a more specific policy aimed at foreign exchange. >> what do you mean? >> who actually has a -- normally it's run by government. >> well, you could say that. that is who has foreign exchange policies. maybe the snb. they would have more big exchange rate policy when it comes -- it's basically depends on the country. but it would to me suggest that he would like to see that. >> i don't think he would argue for a stronger euro, certainly. >> but it's not necessarily the overall value. it's what does the french economy tend to be -- >> exactly. he's implying a stronger euro. there's a lot of talking out of both sides of the mouth here. we'll see what else he has to say. there's going to be many more visionary comments about the future. >
operating profits and forecasts. yamaha lost nearly 15%. but it's celebrating ahead of mazda motor after raising its full year guidance. the shanghai composite paired back early losses, but still snapped its eight-day winning streaks. banks rallied despite an injection earlier this week. chalco lost nearly 3%. this will be removed from the hang seng index while lenovo will be added to the index in march. gained about 5% today and had already gained 40% during the past 12 months on strong business momentum. elsewhere, the kospi finished weaker for the fifth straight session to end at a ten-week low, but australian shares gained 0.3% helped by gains in ba banks, miners and telco. >>> come up on today's program, we're going to be in paris after break to hear from the ceo of synofi. >> and the government warnings the an slowdown might be worse than expected. >>> also, daimler is running on flat tires. we'll talk to the ceo at 11:40 central european time as the carmaker expects no change in earnings for 2013. >> and at 11:30th cet we'll hear from the caps cans governor mark parkinson about wh
buyers a 20% discount in february. and you got the toyota sequoia, a gas guzzler. 16% saving. the mazda 3 and audi making the list. those are the best new car deals for february. >> steve: way to go. i think you just saved people some money. >> i hope so. >> anna: it's huge. >> yeah, i know. >> steve: thank you very much. >> good to see you. >> steve: coming up on this president's day, a ten-ton meteor rocking russia without any warning. look at that. what are the chances of this happening again as it did at the end of last week? is there anything we can do on earth to stop it? >> anna: and then the moments that changed the world. a look back at the presidents who helped make america the greatest country on earth. >> peter: first the aflac trivia question of the day. born on this day in 1968, this famous redheaded actress is part of the '80s brat pack. who is she? be the first to e-mail us with the correct answer music: "make someone happy" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make meone happy.♪.♪it's so e ♪make just one heart to heart you - you sing to♪ ♪one smil
'm not a baseball fan. let's move to the mazda 3. >> very nimble, fun to drive, based on the european ford focus. you're going to get close to 40 miles per gallon when you're driving it all around. >>steve: very nice. take a look in here. all these cars have all the gizmos. >> you're going to get connectivity, blue tooth, download music and stream it, u.s.b. input. probably your brand-new iphone 5 may not have a connector so you have to use a u.s.b. >>steve: the final entry is the honda. >> redesigned for 2013. 30 miles per gallon in the city, 40 on the highway with the 4 cylinder. under 25 grand. >>steve: for this particular car we have dispatched janice dean. what do you think of this car? >> this is a fantastic car. buckle up, honey, i'm going to take you for a little ride. >>steve: hold on just a second. john, the thing about consumer reports is you would only recommend these if they were great cars? >> we only recommend it if it's reliable according to our survey and if it's been crash tested and done well in the crash test. >>steve: if people would like more information go to consumerrepor
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